News Archive

13th April 2018
The Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn will reopen after a 2 year 5.5m refurbishment as the Kiln Theatre with the premiere of Alexis Zegerman's Holy Sh!t, a dark comedy about the struggle to get a child into the 'right' school, directed by Indhu Rubasingham, opening on 10th September; ...
6th April 2018
Pressure, written by and featuring David Haig, about how the decision of whether or not to make the D-Day landing in 1944 came down to a meteorologist's assessment of the weather forecast, with Malcolm Sinclair and Laura Rogers, directed by John Dove, will open at the Ambassadors...
29th March 2018
Tracy Letts's Killer Joe, a black comedy thriller about a cop who moonlights as a killer-for-hire in a family 'murder for the insurance' plan that goes horribly wrong, with Orlando Bloom, directed by Simon Evans, will open at Trafalgar Studios 1 on 4th June. The autumn season ...
23rd March 2018
Donmar Warehouse will stage Muriel Spark's The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, the story of an idiosyncratic 1930s Edinburgh school teacher and her pupils, in a new adaptation by David Harrower, with Lia Williams, Rona Morison, Nicola Coughlan, Emma Hindle, Grace Saif, Sylvestra Le Touzel...
16th March 2018
The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Mike Poulton's two part adaptation of Robert Harris's Imperium novels, charting the downfall of the Republic of Rome and the role of philosopher and rhetorician Cicero in the death of Julius Caesar, with Richard McCabe, Siobhan Redmond, ...
9th March 2018
The Tall Stories Theatre Company production of Room On The Broom, adapted and directed by Toby Mitchell and Olivia Jacobs, from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's picture book about a witch and her cat, will play daytime performances at the Lyric Theatre from 24th November...
2nd March 2018
The summer season at the Southwark Playhouse, at the Elephant and Castle, will include David Wood's Goodnight Mister Tom, adapted from Michelle Magorian's novel about a boy evacuated from London during the Second World War who is put in the care of an elderly recluse, opening on ...
23rd February 2018
The Bridge Theatre, at London Bridge, will stage the premieres of Alan Bennett's Allelujah!, set in the geriatric ward of a Yorkshire hospital, directed by Nicholas Hytner, opening on 18th July; and Lucinda Coxon's adaptation of Alys, Always, Harriet Laine's psychological thriller...
16th February 2018
The new season at the Royal Court Theatre will include Thomas Eccleshare's Instructions For Correct Assembly, a dark comedy exploring the failure of modern parenting, directed by Hamish Pirie, opening on 13th April; and the premieres of Rory Mullarkey's Pity, a comically probing ...
2nd February 2018
The recent Chichester Festival Theatre production of Shakespeare's King Lear, with Ian McKellen and Sinead Cusack, directed by Jonathan Munby, will be remounted at the Duke of York's Theatre from 12th July. Gore Vidal's The Best Man, about power, ambition, political secrets and...
26th January 2018
Moliere's Tartuffe, in a new adaptation by Christopher Hampton, relocating the action to contemporary Hollywood, where a French film tycoon comes under the spell of an American evangelist, directed by Gerald Garutti, performed in both French and English with dual surtitles, will ...
19th January 2018
The Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg will play a season at the Haymarket Theatre from 8th to 20th May, comprising Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a tale of unrequited love, dogged perseverance, and the strength of the human spirit; and Vasily Grossman's Life And Fate, a semiautobiographical...
12th January 2018
The Selfish Giant, a new folk opera by Guy Chambers, adapted from Oscar Wilde's children's story in which a giant faces eternal winter because he won't allow anyone to enter his garden, directed by Bill Buckhurst, will play at the Vaudeville Theatre from 10th to 14th April. The...
5th January 2018
This year's Shakespeare's Globe season will include in the Globe: Shakespeare's Hamlet and As You Like It, presented without a director by an ensemble including Federay Holmes, Bettrys Jones, Jack Laskey, Nadia Nadarajah, Pearce Quigley, Shubham Saraf, Elle While, Tanika Yearwood...